Monthly Archives: November, 2012

12 Things to do in Northern Ireland next week!






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 12 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (December 3 – 9). Sleeping Beauty, Market Place Theatre, Co. Armagh, December 1 – 23.  The Ulster Theatre Company performs this Christmas spectacular combining wonderful music, song and dance and lots […]






Get into the Yuletide Spirit at Rowallane Garden






Get into the festive spirit and join the National Trust at Rowallane Garden, Saintfield for the popular Yuletide Market on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December, from 12 noon to 5pm. Come and soak up the Christmas atmosphere with craft and food stalls, Christmas trees and wreaths made by the Rowallane Gardening team.  Join in […]






SORT YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WITH A £5 STENA LINE CRUISE






Incredible savings* off High Street prices this Christmas LEADING ferry company Stena Line aims to take out the stress and put the fun back into festive shopping this Christmas by offering customers a Shopping Cruise on the popular Superfast ferry for only £5, where bargains can be found much, much cheaper than the High Street! […]






It’s Christmas Market Season!






Jacqueline from www.whatsonni.com shares her pick of Christmas Markets taking place this weekend and there is an abundance of local producers with a fantastic selection of Christmas gift ideas on offer! Down North Down Museum’s Christmas Market 1st & 2nd December – buy something made locally by one of the area’s many talented artists and […]






PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX THIS CHRISTMAS






Brennans Bread teams up with Replay Theatre Company to launch free pop-up theatre for kids THE family bread bakers Brennans is teaming up with Replay Theatre Company to offer families a break from the festive shopping rush by visiting a pop-up theatre in Belfast City Centre. More than 1,000 children across Northern Ireland are set […]






Jacqueline’s pick of family events this weekend.






Down North Down Museum is excited to announce that, for the first time, it will be opening its doors for ”A Night At the Museum” on Friday 23 November 2012. The Museum will stay open until 9pm, offering the opportunity for you to discover the story of Bangor and the surrounding area in an entirely […]






MICHAEL PALIN COMES TO BELFAST FOR EASON FLAGSHIP STORE BOOK SIGNING






Celebrated scriptwriter, comedian, novelist, actor and television presenter, Michael Palin will be at Eason’s new flagship store in Belfast on Friday 23rd November from 12.30pm to sign copies of Brazil, the book to accompany his latest travel series. Michael Palin has now written eight travel series books – with most having been No 1 bestsellers, including; […]






STENA LINE CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF NEW FERRY ROUTE






Passenger figures rise 9% and freight 60% in first year of service ON the 21st November 2011, Stena Line began services on its new Belfast- Cairnryan route by introducing two of the largest ferries ever to sail between Northern Ireland and Scotland.  The £200M investment, one of Stena Line’s biggest in Europe also provided a […]






Doodle Cook: A Female-Led Belfast Company Goes Global






The Belfast invention Doodle Bread, launched in 2008 by young designer Rose Kane with the backing of major investor Esynergy, has received the go-ahead to launch as a major brand for Christmas 2012. An online shop with its offices based in the regenerating and startup-friendly Twin Spires area of West Belfast, Doodle Cook is already […]






12 things to do this week in Northern Ireland.






The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has put together a list of 12 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland over the next week (November 19 – 25). Broadway and Beyond, The Courtyard Theatre, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, November 20 – 24.  A unique blend of family favourites and the latest musical hits by the Fortwilliam […]